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Doctor Who showrunner reveals who will play Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla

The upcoming season of Doctor Who will see science legends Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, series showrunner Chris Chibnall has confirmed. Chibnall confirmed Hustle star Robert Glenister will play Edison and ER fame Goran Visnjic will star as Tesla. Both David Bowie and Nicholas Hoult have played the electrical inventor Tesla on the big screen. When the script came in we thought: There s sort of only one person who could play this. And we sent it to him and within 48 hours he said yes. Tesla, I think, is absolutely one of those characters you think the Doctor would be fascinated by. People say he s the man who invented the 20th century. But of course he wasn t given his due for it, really, Chibnall told RadioTimes.com. Set to appear in the same episode, the showrunner also talked about Glenister and called him as one of the greatest actors around. He s just great. I ve worked with him, he was in The Great Train Robbery drama that I wrote... He s just magnificent. He s .


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